Joe Lycett sarcastically praises Liz Truss for her 'reassurance' during Tory leadership ...
It’s all anyone was talking about over the weekend, and now Joe Lycett has revealed the bizarre gift he left Laura Kuenssberg after his appearance on her show.
The comedian went viral after ‘trolling’ the presenter on her new BBC politics programme on Sunday morning by pretending to be ‘very right wing’ and going on to sarcastically praise Tory leadership front-runner Liz Truss.
Now, the comedian has shared a picture of himself with Kuenssberg – and the rather unusual gift he had made for her.
The image features a painting he’d done of journalist Robert Peston in jail. Because, of course.
It comes after the host asked Lycett for his thoughts on what Truss had to say about solving the cost of living crisis Lycett said: "You said earlier I’m not left or right. I know there's been criticism in the Mail on Sunday today about leftie liberal wokie comedians on the BBC. I’m actually very right wing and I love it. I thought she gave great clear answers. I know exactly what she's up to."
The 46-year-old host replied: "It’s a serious point, Joe. Forgive me. It’s a serious point."
He protested his innocence by saying "I'm not being sarcastic."
Kunessberg then explained that Truss was planning to reveal later this week how she will solve the crisis, if she is elected as prime minister. Lycett responded by saying: "Yeah, she was very clear what she said. I think you know exactly what's going to happen. I’m reassured, you’re reassured."
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